Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda place second and third
The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is excited to share news that Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda have earned the top rankings in Travel +
Leisure’s 2015 World’s Best Awards. Jost Van Dyke was awarded the No. 2 spot while Virgin Gorda followed in the No. 3 ranking this year for Top Islands in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas.
These spots were awarded based on surveys conducted by readers who marked their rankings based on natural attractions, beaches, activities, sites, restaurants, food, people, friendliness, and value.
“We are indeed excited about this recognition because it is a reminder to the world that Destination British Virgin Islands is the ideal vacation spot to enjoy life. For us to be lauded by Travel and Leisure, a major publication in the United States, speaks volumes to the commitment that our people, our industry and my Government have placed on tourism. I congratulate the people and businesses on Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda for ensuring that our visitors are exposed to exceptional and memorable experiences.”
Additionally, Scrub Island Resort & Spa and Rosewood Little Dix Bay were among the Top 25 World’s Best Hotels based on readers’ rankings of rooms, facilities, locations, service, restaurants, food, and value of hotels and resorts in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas.
“We are honoured to receive such high accolades from Travel + Leisure, a publication that is renowned around the globe,” said Sharon Flax-Mars, Director of Tourism. “The esteem for our islands and cays continues to radiate and we applaud our tourism industry and community for their vigilance in helping us to be recognised as a treasure in the Caribbean.”